Salary Range: £13.39

Could you help someone to live a full life?

We’re hiring Lead Support Workers in Westbury-on-Severn where, you’ll provide excellent day to day support to individuals with exceptionally complex needs supporting them to overcome barriers. Key to this role is respecting people’s preferences and choices and enable their fullest participation in the life of their community as valued citizens.

As part of a supportive team, you’ll have resilience to support individuals whose behaviour may be considered challenging. The support you’ll provide will be centred around each person’s values, preferences and needs which could include developing daily living skills, accessing a wider community, personal care and medication needs.

Why work with us?

  • Knowing the work, you do makes a real difference to people’s lives
  • Being part of team, which is known for delivering high quality services 
  • Flexible shifts
  • Blue light card which give you discounts in many shops including Halfords, Samsung, EE etc

We need someone:-

  • Patient, calm and supportive with good observational and listening skills
  • Can react quickly when a situation changes
  • Is resilient and able to manage challenging behaviours
  • Experience working with people with a learning disability including supporting people whose behaviour may be considered challenging
  • Diploma in health a social care level 2 or equivalent – Level 3 is desirable


  • Benefits
  1. Sleep-ins paid at £60 extra (basic salary £13.39 per hour) 
  2. Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate. 
  3. On-going training and career development including professional qualifications 
  4. Contributory Pension 
  5. We cover the cost of DBS checks 
  6. Rota's are planned 6 weeks in advance. 
  7. Access to Wagestream where you can track your basic salary and additional hours earnings throughout the month and stream (access) a portion of those earnings before your monthly pay date. You can also access a range of financial support and advice, as well as save directly from your earnings.
  8. Shopping discounts including Blue Light card, EE perks and Costco membership 
  9. Successfully 'recommend a friend' to join us and you'll receive a thank-you payment 
  10. Access to wellbeing helplines. 
  11. Health Cash Plan

Your responsibilities:

  • Support the individuals in all aspects of their daily life, enabling their fullest participation in the life of their community
  • Support people to achieve their personal outcomes
  • Be assigned area(s) of lead responsibility; for example autism, personality disorder, speech and language, positive behaviour management, psychiatry or health.
  • Liaising with external professionals and devising support plans and risk assessments relating to your lead area.
  • Communicate this specialist knowledge to colleagues to produce a coherent and integrated package of support.
  • In the future, you may line manage support workers.



Brandon Trust work alongside people of different ability so they are able to create opportunity and feel empowered to live the life they want.

All lead support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service. Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check. 

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. 



Job Title: Lead Support Worker – Westbury-on-Severn

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